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DBMS > Amazon SimpleDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Amazon SimpleDB vs. DolphinDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.Microsoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.10
Rank#122  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score1.65
Rank#139  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score141.82
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.dolphindb.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAmazonDolphinDB, IncMicrosoft
Initial release200720181992
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20221902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community version availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationhorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationyesACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Administrators, Users, Groupsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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